august 5-6, 2015 • Iowa city, Iowa

2ndannualNational strip-tillage Conference

Register online today


Let's get

Nearly 50 cutting-edge, money-making sessions over 2 days, delivering insightful learning and unlimited networking with the best of the strip-till community.

Top Experts. Worldwide Experience.

  • Kevin Kimberly

    Kevin KimberEly

    Crop & Equipment Consultant

    Maxwell, Ia.

  • Fabian Fernandez

    Fabian Fernandez

    Nutrient Management

    University of Minnesota

  • Mike Peterson

    Mike Petersen

    Fertility Specialist

    Greeley, Colo.

  • Joel Gruver

    Joel Gruver

    Professor of Soil Science and Sustainable Agriculture

    School of Agriculture, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.

Valuable tips, ideas and techniques from:

  • Bill Darrington, Strip-Tiller, Persia, Iowa
    Will share the evolution of his strip-till system to include fertility management practices that have helped him improve yields.
  • Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Spirit Lake, Iowa
    Will discuss Iowa’s leadership role in using science and new technologies to address water quality and conservation issues.
  • Jason Wykoff, Strip-Tiller, New Carlisle, Ind.
    Will discuss experiments with 20-inch strip-tilled seed corn, fall vs. spring strip-till and a lucrative move to strip-tilled soybeans.
  • Cade Bushnell, Strip-Tiller, Stillman Valley, Ill.
    He’ll discuss the benefits and challenges of developing a successful corn-on-corn strip-till program.
  • Joey Hanson, Strip-Tiller, Elk Point, S.D.
    He’ll discuss practical considerations for setting realistic strip-till goals with the right equipment to match field conditions.
  • Mike Shuter, Strip-Tiller, Shutter Farms, Frankton, Ind.
    He will discuss the tangible gains of using crop sensing technology to assess foliar application needs.


Hours of Extremely Valuable Peer-to-Peer Networking Opportunities


General session





Plus: Gain pesticide recertification and continuing education credits

Co-sponsored by these leading no-till suppliers:

Download the 2015 program (PDF)
Register Online Today 

Additional conference information


Register online for $249. Additional farm or family members can be registered for $229. To register offline, please download the 2015 Registration form.

Hotel Reservations:

The host Coralville Marriott Hotel is now sold out of rooms on Wednesday, August 5. You can contact the nearby Holiday Inn Coralville at (319) 351-5049 to make reservations by phone or make online reservations at the special National Strip-Tillage Conference rate of $109 per night. Make sure you mention the National Strip-Tillage Conference to get the special rate. Room availability is limited, so be sure to make your reservations as soon as possible.

NSTC Sponsors:

For information about the 2015 National Strip-Tillage Conference Title Sponsors, visit our Sponsors page.

Continuing Education Credits:

Attendees can earn up to 10.5 CCA CEU credits for attending the National Strip-Tillage Conference – 13.5 if they also attend the special Kevin Kimberley 3-hour special workshop August 5. To date, the following states have approved pesticide recertification credits: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah (attendees to keep track) Vermont and West Virginia.

Things to Do/Dining

Download and print a map of downtown Iowa City for points of interest and things to do in the downtown area. View a list of restaurants and places to dine.

Questions about the National Strip-Tillage Conference?

Contact Strip-Till Farmer
by phone at (866) 839-8455
or (262) 782-4480
by fax at (262) 786-5564;

by e-mail at

or by mail at
P.O. Box 624
Brookfield, WI 53008-0624